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Nokia teases us with some full-res N8 camera samples, we drool

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Nokia teases us with some full-res N8 camera samples, we drool - read the full textThere are so many things going around Nokia N8. In quite an unusual marketing move Nokia just published some "untouched" camera samples. Whoa! The camera on that thing is definitely a nice bit of kit. That should certainly help lift up some of that bad rep it has gotten from early reviewers...


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> In reply to Waz @ 2010-04-30 13:08 from nUfQ - click to readIt's safe to say that history has proven you wrong.

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  • 2013-04-27 04:14
  • p416

It looks better than the competition.
My older, super-sophisticated Nokia has done its job pretty well. Symbian included. I'd get the new gadget if I could afford it.

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  • 2010-05-05 18:14
  • 0Uvv

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-04-30 03:36 from IWN4 - click to readSymbian is utter rubbish, as I've said before they use it because they bought the rights to it, so technically own it, therefore no licensing fees to pay out.

It's a crap cheapskate OS which needs to be consigned to the "Recycle Bin" it's absolutely dire.

When you compare it to the silky smooth way that the Iphones intuitive interface works then there's no comparison.

They (Nokia) are too slow & too late, everyone bar Blackberry have already been here and moved on. As for the pictures without proof that they were taken on the phone (EXIF data) then there's nothing to say that they couldn't have been taken by either a compact digital camera or low-end DSLR.

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  • 2010-04-30 13:08
  • nUfQ

Check this exclusive footage for HDMI out

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  • 2010-04-30 11:13
  • 3xGR

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-04-30 03:36 from IWN4 - click to readits not meego, its maemo....

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  • 2010-04-30 06:18
  • up19

i have seen the phone, its awesome and world's best camera phone, new os from symbian rocks.....

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  • 2010-04-30 06:16
  • up19

I dont know why people always complain about the symbian

symbian just need a fresh looks and nokia have almost finished done the s3.

I am using s1; it is easy to use and feature rich, good enough for every tasks everage users do on their phone, if symbian is bad then go for meego this end of the year

you cant compare non multitask iphone os with android and symbian, that is just unfair

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  • 2010-04-30 03:36
  • IWN4

The n8 is not a smartphone w/ camera features, but rather a camera w/ smartphone features, which I think is a smart move for nokia. Symbian clearly can no longer compete with other os's, so it makes sense that nokia diverts its focus to camera features where it could stand out or at least be highly competetive in that area.

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  • 2010-04-30 01:46
  • FJR6


perfect phone
good design
good services from nokia

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  • 2010-04-30 01:20
  • w7nS
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im a bit against nokia...but man, those pics are like as if they are taken by a DSLR...
nice to have if u only want a perfect camera phone

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  • 2010-04-29 23:48
  • pT7x

You won't get such quality photo when release.

All commercial photos by Nokia is not 100% untouchable.

The Symbian ^3 needs to be catch up a lot hardwork before it can fight with the rest Smart OS in market.

Is time Nokia .............. to change or said bye forever.

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  • 2010-04-29 19:11
  • TC%Q

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-04-29 07:41 from QMrk - click to readWill cost a monthly salary??? Depends where you live ofcourse, but with an average European salary you can buy 2-3 of these per month. 370€ excluding taxes is not much.

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  • 2010-04-29 11:35
  • pWDS

the photos are taken by professionals. nice photos never the less.
just 2 yrs late to the 12mp party. and too bad its a brick and its using that awful symbian %$@&! and its gonna cost a month salary too i bet.

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  • 2010-04-29 07:41
  • QMrk

The only way this phone would do well is if Nokia would price it under $400.

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  • 2010-04-29 06:41
  • 4TMg

> In reply to Roger Johnson @ 2010-04-28 18:52 from 2AnU - click to readThey had better accept this gift from Nokia. It's THE first phone to run full 3G on all their networks. One of the best sensor and lens in a cameraphone too. Don't know why America carrier would pass this down.

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  • 2010-04-29 05:19
  • j{kC

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-04-28 07:29 from QMrk - click to readhave you one of this seemingly good smartphone?

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  • 2010-04-28 20:23
  • tWiH

> In reply to parachute @ 2010-04-28 17:25 from Sgv7 - click to readbetter things??!!

haven't u seen the photos?! and this is a non finished unit yet!!
haven't u seen the videos?! and this is a non finished unit yet!!

yes, Samsung and SE made 12 MP first, but Nokia made 12 MP best ;)

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  • 2010-04-28 20:03
  • Mfxb

> In reply to otto @ 2010-04-28 18:42 from xjge - click to readI know. Maybe a 1.5 Ghz processor will be what the Android fanboys need. lol

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  • 2010-04-28 19:54
  • xkHZ

NOKIA N8 is B!tc#in!!!! OMG So Long N97.... Hello N8 :)
I heard that there will be two more Nseries Devices N9(a Meego device) and N10 (a Symbian^4 device) So far its just a rumour going around but lets wait and see. :)

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  • 2010-04-28 19:51
  • jste

It’s a shame anyone gave Eldar’s so called ‘review’ at mobile-review any time or credibility whatsoever. The man is a well known Nokia-hater who has had conflicts with Nokia before and been slapped down by them.

As for the US tech blogs, sorry, but they simply don’t have a clue what they are talking about. The US tech media is well known globally for being ignorant about mobile generally – they live in such an insular, inward looking world, and are highly defensive and protective about home-grown technology (Android, iPhone).

The truth is the N8 makes current and rumoured iPhone and Android devices look like over-priced toys. The truth hurts – it hurts Android and iPhone fans, and it hurts US tech blogs who love their home-grown tech. So they slag off and do down non US tech. I’ve seen it lots before. Luckily the US is actually not a very important mobile market at all, only about 8% of world’s mobile users live there. So I think we can live with the US, loud and proud as they are, not appreciating Nokia technology. It’s their loss.

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  • 2010-04-28 18:52
  • 2AnU

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